According to HOT97’s Ebro Darden, Kanye West Said He Loves Donald Trump.
Since Kanye West returned to Twitter, he’s been making a ton of headlines. Outside of announcing the many projects he’s working on, he recently tweeted his support of controversial conservative figure, Candace Owens: “I love the way Candace Owens thinks.” Following Kanye’s Owens statement, Hot 97’s Ebro Darden says he spoke to ‘Ye on the phone to discuss his reasoning behind the Owens endorsement.
In a 30-minute conversation, Ebro says Kanye expressed his respect for President Donald Trump. “He said ‘I do love Donald Trump,’” Ebro states. “Kanye West, quote, ‘I love Donald Trump.” Darden continues to recount his conversation with West:
“We went back and forth about a number of things. I told him I thought he was corny for cash. Being in the lobby of Trump Tower, I thought that was a coon move, cooning for cash. And he was like, ‘Why, you think I’m gonna make more money because I’m saying the things I’m saying?’ I said, Yes, because the bankers and the executives and the right-wing folks and the audience that wants to hear a black man say these things, to separate himself from other black people will celebrate that…”